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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign body in the eye.

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What causes eye pain in children?

What causes eye pain in children?

Many causes: Look for associations or recent injury. If doesn't go away and can't be flushed out, then should be checked out. If very young, may need conscious sedation or even an exam under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can left eye pain cause bone below eye to be painful?

Can left eye pain cause bone below eye to be painful?

Doubtful: But sinus inflammation can cause both problems. See and ENT to rule this out. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Tip)

Treating Eye Injuries

After an eye injury, make sure you protect your eye from further damage and see an eye doctor asap. ...See more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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If you wear contact lenses, wear glasses when eye is infected
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Do not occlude or cover eyes
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Clean face towels with hot water separately if pink eye
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How to treat eye pain inside your eyes?

Evaluate cause: In this situation is best to be evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. If it is part of a constellation of symptoms such as congestion, sinus pain etc - consider seeing your physician. If it is a lone symtpom - then recommend that you see your opthamologist. Eye pain with visual changes warrants prompt assessment. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Tip)

Treating Eye Infections

Don't touch your eye then touch other objects. That is how pink eye spreads. ...See more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Prevent future eye infections by washing hands and not touching eyes
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Clean the affected eye carefully with water
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See an ophthalmologist
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Take any needed medicine as prescribed
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Adult with slight lazy eye. Never been treated or officially diagnosed, but can visually see it and sometimes eye pain. Are there any treatments?

Adult with slight lazy eye. Never been treated or officially diagnosed, but can visually see it and sometimes eye pain. Are there any treatments?

Yes: If by lazy eye, you mean an eye turns in or out, that can be surgically corrected. If by lazy eye, you are referring to an eye that does not see clearly even with glasses, that cannot be corrected beyond childhood. Lazy of the later type is also know as amblyopia. It must be treated in childhood by patching the better eye to force use of the worse eye preferably well before age 7. ...Read more

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What is the cure of eye pain?

What is the cure of eye pain?

It depends: It depends on what the eye pain is due to. Youshould see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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